Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Operation Cerberus

Operation Cerberus was Rocky Mount's largest 3-week collaborative warrant roundup of drug offenders and probation compliance offenders in the history of the city. This video of Chief of Police, James Moore, tells about the promising results of this historic venture.

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Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do When You Live In Rocky Mount

Imperial Arts Centre

Explore earth’s climate, examine the contents of a runny nose, stroll through a visual art garden fair and hold a wedding reception - all in one place. Where is this all possible? At the expansive Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences in downtown Rocky Mount, of course! This highlight of the Imperial Centre is the second article in a Rocky Mount Review series showcasing the wonderful things to do when you make Rocky Mount, North Carolina your new home.

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Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

We all want to keep our housing costs down; now customers of Rocky Mount Public Utilities can do just that with a free energy audit. Check out this short video that walks you through the audit process.

Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do in Our Remarkable City

Visit the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Housing: the Benefits of Living Near the Great Outdoors

Tar River Paddle TrailOften folks who are relocating and in search of Rocky Mount housing want to know about the outdoor activities the city has to offer. They don’t have to look far! North Carolina is among our country’s finest resources for flat-water paddling, and our own backyard here in Rocky Mount is full of waterways you can explore: our creeks and river provide an ocean of opportunity. And the best place to start is on the Tar River Paddle Trail.

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Community Policing Lowers Rocky Mount Crime

Coffee with a Cop in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount crime is down, and it’s no accident. In 2013 The Rocky Mount Police Department proactively established programs designed to work with its citizens in reducing crime. And the numbers don’t lie: it’s working!

·      Burglaries decreased by over 4%

·      Aggravated assaults decreased by 25%

·      Homicides decreased by 50%

Check out these new programs in Rocky Mount policing and see why our community engagement initiatives are so successful in lowering crime and educating this wonderful community of ours.

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Rocky Mount Imperial Centre: See the New Exhibits!

See the Rocky Mount Imperial Centre's Newest Exhibits

Fighting Rocky Mount Crime with Community Policing


 


Fighting Rocky Mount Poverty: the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative

Rocky Mount Economic Development

In January the Obama administration announced the expansion of its Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, and our Remarkable Rocky Mount has been included in the expansion. So what is this program and how does it relate to Rocky Mount poverty?

It’s all about sparking economic growth. Expert teams sent by the federal government come to our city to work alongside our own leadership, community organizations and local businesses to achieve one goal: growing our economy!

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Rocky Mount State of the City, 2014

Rocky Mount State of the City, 2014

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